Bengal Lancer | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
England, United Kingdom
fullers.co.uk

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mike130 on 03-13-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
139
Reviews:
52
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
12.3%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Wobbly
4.34/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Superlative IPA from one of my favorite breweries in the world. Hard to find in the U.S. but well worth it when you do. Lovely balance and complexity.

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Photo of nmann08
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bearsfan103
3.23/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cyberkedi
3.28/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Malty aroma has a good hoppy overtone. Pours a beautiful clear dark amber with a fairly thick pale buff head. Strongly hoppy flavor has malty and fruity notes, barely any bitterness. Smooth texture has about average body and a good amount of tingle and fizz. Nothing special, but definitely worthy of at least a try.

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Photo of maltlikker
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of rale
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of plaid75
3.65/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Jensinho78
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of eric5bellies
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of kotzbauerm
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Howlader
3.7/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of MSandahl23
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of brentblack1
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of einman
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of CTaylorBrew
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of Kyrojack
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of RyanPoff
3.47/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Union Jack in Indianapolis.

A: Clear honey color with maybe a finger of head and little retention.

S: Sweet malts, roasted nuts, a bit of honey and some hops. More subdued but varied compared to American IPAs

T: Pretty much the nose but with slightly more hop bite. Good but not great.

M: A bit weak on the carbonation and medium bodied.

It's okay but unmemorable.

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Photo of KAF
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of GClarkage
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Zach136
4.17/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Crystal clear yellow. Nice light beige head. Excellent lacing.

S/T - Slightly hop forward with floral and grassy notes, but the sweet malt bill is definitely discernible. Slight acetyldhyde/fruity yeast ester.

M - Medium bodied, well carbonated. Definitely stickier than some of their other options.

O - Probably one of my more preferred English IPAs, not that it's a style I particularly gravitate towards.

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Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Bengal Lancer from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
3.82 out of 5 based on 139 ratings.
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